AN INDISPENSABLE PLAYER
The polyvalence of Frenkie de Jong strengthens his role in Barça
Published:25/10/2019 - 18:50h
Updated:25/10/2019 - 18:50h
Hardly it carries two months and a half playing with the T-shirt of FC Barcelona, but Frenkie de Jong has already showed that his signing was a big success
The FC Barcelona paid 75 millions and 11 in variables by the signing of Frenkie of Jong, in a clear bet of present and future by a player that already dazzled in the Ajax and in the selection of Holland. It has been indisputable headline in the Barça since it arrived, and has carried ovations so much in the Camp Nou as in contrary field, like sucedió in the last split suspender belt in front of the Eibar.
Increasingly adapted, Of Jong is deploying little by little his greater virtues in the Barcelona team. Recovery of balloon, distribution, meeting point between the defence and the forwards, tactical intelligence, presence in both areas and polivalencia. This last still is not being exploded in Can Barça because of the 'overbooking' of midfield players, but in the long run will follow him guaranteeing the place to title indisputable as long as it do not go down the level.
Because Frenkie of Jong can play of left interior, of right interior, of defensive pivote and also of mediapunta, by what is adaptable so much to 4-3-3 systems like 4-2-3-1. Has arrival to the contrary area and a big physical capacity and tactical to defend in the own area, what turns him into a piece of big value in the alignments culés.
In the Ajax, besides, played on time of central when the situation required it, because of the injuries that suffered the picture 'ajacied' in this plot during some phases of the season. In the Barça does not foresee that it arrive to such extreme, but is an alternative more to take into account for Valverde.
Of Jong does not arrive to the level of polivalencia of Sergi Roberto, the one who has played in the two sides, in all the positions of the centre of the field and also of extreme in big parties like a Classical in front of the Real Madrid. In spite of everything, the Dutch midfield player is able to surrender to good level in more than a place, thing that guarantees him minutes and allows to the Barça follow having a short staff.
Nowadays the polivalencia is a quality very codiciada in the big clubs of Europe, when saving headaches to the trainers and also million euros in costs for fichar to other footballers for a specific position. The Barça has given in the nail with the one of Arkel, the one who to his 22 years expects to fulfil the big majority of his sportive career in the Barcelona club.
Frenkie Of Jong, loved in the FC Barcelona
Frenkie Of Jong is very happy with all the estamentos of the club, the Camp Nou, his new mates and the City Condal, in spite of the taut social situation and political that is living in the last weeks. Problems aside, the Dutch is already fully installed in the Catalan capital beside his couple Mikky Kiemeney, also delighted. Situation inmejorable, then , for an Of Jong that wishes to win titles from this same season.